Robert Berthold Espey Purchases 100 Shares of Boyd Group Services Inc. (TSE:BYD) Stock

Boyd Group Services Inc. (TSE:BYDGet Free Report) Director Robert Berthold Espey purchased 100 shares of Boyd Group Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$239.69 per share, for a total transaction of C$23,969.00.

Boyd Group Services Trading Down 0.6 %

TSE:BYD opened at C$234.01 on Friday. Boyd Group Services Inc. has a 1 year low of C$228.56 and a 1 year high of C$324.75. The stock has a market cap of C$5.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.39, a PEG ratio of -56.72 and a beta of 1.08. The business has a fifty day moving average of C$276.38 and a 200-day moving average of C$278.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 137.26, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a current ratio of 0.63.

Boyd Group Services (TSE:BYDGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 20th. The company reported C$1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C$1.50 by C($0.23). Boyd Group Services had a return on equity of 11.00% and a net margin of 2.94%. The business had revenue of C$1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$1.01 billion. Equities analysts predict that Boyd Group Services Inc. will post 6.4962738 earnings per share for the current year.

Boyd Group Services Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Sunday, March 31st were paid a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.26%. Boyd Group Services’s payout ratio is 10.87%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of brokerages have issued reports on BYD. National Bank Financial raised Boyd Group Services from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Raymond James cut their target price on Boyd Group Services from C$375.00 to C$350.00 and set a “strong-buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday. Scotiabank cut their target price on Boyd Group Services from C$325.00 to C$275.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday. National Bankshares raised Boyd Group Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and cut their target price for the company from C$310.00 to C$290.00 in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on Boyd Group Services from C$335.00 to C$305.00 in a research report on Friday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$301.85.

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Boyd Group Services Company Profile

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Boyd Group Services Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates non-franchised collision repair centers in North America. The company operates its locations under the Boyd Autobody & Glass and Assured Automotive names in Canada; and Gerber Collision & Glass name in the United States. It also operates as a retail auto glass operator under the Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority, and names in the United States.

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